Your Betrayal

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"Your Betrayal"
Your Betrayal - Bullet for My Valentine.jpg
Single by Bullet for My Valentine
from the album Fever
A-side "Your Betrayal"
B-side "Begging for Mercy"
Released 2 March 2010[1]
8 March 2010 (Radio)
Format Digital single
Recorded April–December 2009
The Document Room
(Malibu, California)
Monnow Valley Studio
(Monmouth, Wales)[2]
Genre Heavy metal, metalcore
Length 4:51
Label Jive[3]
Songwriter(s) Don Gilmore, Jason James, Michael Paget, Michael Thomas, Matthew Tuck
Producer(s) Don Gilmore[3]
Bullet for My Valentine singles chronology
"Waking the Demon"
"Your Betrayal"
"The Last Fight"
"Waking the Demon"
"Your Betrayal"
"The Last Fight"

"Your Betrayal" is a song by Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine and was released as the first and lead US single from their third album, Fever. The song was set for release on 8 March 2010 to the radio;[4] and, unexpectedly, was released early as a Digital 45 on iTunes along with the track "Begging for Mercy" on 2 March 2010.[5] Before that, "Begging for Mercy" was offered for free download on 14 February 2010 from the band's official website for a limited time.[6] "Your Betrayal" was nominated for the Kerrang! Award for Best Single.[7][8]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song premiered on April 12, 2010,[9][10] which was directed by P. R. Brown.[11] The video features the band playing while fire is in the background. Scenes behind the flames show two girls, identical twin actress/models Ginamarie Russo and Annamarie Russo, committing each of the Seven Deadly Sins. The twins can be seen as each of the deadly sins, and performing side by side for the deadly sin "Pride". The video ends with the screen fully engulfed in flames.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
German Singles Chart[12] 24
UK Singles Chart[13] 197
UK Rock Chart[14] 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[15] 5
U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs[16] 25

Track listing[edit]

Digital 45[5]
  1. Your Betrayal - 4:52
  2. Begging for Mercy - 3:55


Bullet for My Valentine

In popular culture[edit]

The song is featured on the soundtrack for NHL 11,[19] as well as being released as downloadable content for Rock Band 3.[20] The song was also used in the TV spot for the film Salt.[21]


  1. ^ New Bullet For My Valentine Tracks | Sputnikmusic
  3. ^ a b BLABBERMOUTH.NET - BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: 'Your Betrayal' Single To Go For Radio Adds Next Month
  4. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine: 'Your Betrayal' Single To Go For Radio Adds Next Month". Roadrunner. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Your Betrayal - Single Bullet for My Valentine". Apple Inc. 2 March 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: New Album Title, Release Date Announced". Roadrunner. 16 February 2010. Retrieved 17 February 2010. 
  7. ^ Kerrang! And the nominees are
  8. ^ Various - Kerrang! Forever (CD, Album) at Discogs
  9. ^ "Your Betrayal Video Premiere". Jive Records. 12 April 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "Your Betrayal - Music Video Description". Underground Video Television. 12 April 2010. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  11. ^ a b "Bullet for My Valentine Shooting Two New Videos". Rochester At Home. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 14 March 2010. 
  12. ^ "Wir sind Helden bringen Charts-Gold nach Hause - media control". Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  13. ^ Chart Log UK: Darren B - David Byrne
  14. ^ "Radio 1 - Chart - UK Top 40 Rock Singles Chart". BBC. 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  15. ^ Bullet for My Valentine | Awards | AllMusic
  16. ^ [1]
  17. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine Cancels South African Shows". Roadrunner. 8 April 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine Announce Title Of New Album". Rock Sound. 16 February 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  19. ^ NHL 11 Official Soundtrack Revealed - GameFocus
  20. ^ Your Betrayal by Bullet For My Valentine // Songs // Rock Band®
  21. ^ Bullet For My Valentine Your Betrayal Search Videos – on VideoRolls

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